Easy Math and Science Activities for Grade-Schoolers Stuck at Home

Keeping kids learning during the long, quarantine necessitated by the coronavirus shelter-in-place order is undoubtedly a challenge. Dr. Amy Catalano, a professor in Hofstra’s School of Education, knows this firsthand: She’s homeschooling four of her five children during the public health crisis (her oldest is in college).

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Examining Teachers’ Science Knowledge

Two graduates of the School of Education published research with STEM Education Program Director Dr. Amy Catalano on science knowledge among elementary school...

Giving HS Science a Tech Edge

Students from six Nassau County school districts will be using computational thinking and coding to learn biology thanks to training their teachers...

Innovative Research in STEM Education

Several graduate students in the School of Education presented their research on teaching science, technology, engineering and math to elementary...

New Grant Expands Coding Program

A Hofstra program that trains college students to teach coding at local middle schools will be expanded to reach another 500 youngsters this fall...

Three Mathematics in STEM

Did you know that there are three kinds of mathematics? The math that’s taught, the math that’s learned, and the math that’s needed in the 21st...

$1.6M Grant For HS Coding Program

Hofstra has been awarded a $1.6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to launch an interdisciplinary program that will introduce hands-on...

Early Start For Girls In STEM

About 100 girls from five Long Island school districts spent four weeks on campus working on design projects and problem-solving exercises as part of...

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